By the end of 2008 we constructed a special building, in the place Paleokipos of the park, for the further process of those animals. The Registered Vet inspects the animal meat and approves it for consumption. Its process is carried out in specially aerated buildings.

           In Bourazani of Konitsa Ioannina, we have established, since 1990, the Environmental Park Bourazani which is located in an oak forest of 205 acres. Within this park we host 850 wild animals (elks, fallow deer, wild bores, wild sheep (mouflon), wild goats of Crete and a few staggies). Inside the park we have also built the Bourazani Natural History Museum. (www.bourazani.com)

           Every year, under the strict surveillance of the Park Veterinary Surgeon, we have to withdraw 50-80 animals to sustain the correct balance of the animal population (overweight bores, extremely wild fallow deer, animals with intense friction in their teeth etc.)

         FALLOW DEER SAUSAGES Naturally matured             

Paleokipos is located in the Park, next to a big rill (Paleokipos rill) from which upstream and downstream currents run through and those currents contain a large number of aromatic substances which are due to the unique bio-variety of the flora we meet in this area, very significant in a European level.

         This unique bio-variety of the flora has been vindicated after its systematic recording which started in 1994 and is still conducted by the Bourazani Environmental Park. Exhibits of this effort can be found in the Bourazani Natural History Museum. We have recorded 850 kinds of plants and trees in an area of 1000 ( ha ) acres.

         Amongst those there are 51 different kinds of wild orchids. This wealth of the flora offers us a unique variety, in Greek and European level, of butterflies. 113 kinds of butterflies have been recorded. This number represents 49% of the butterfly variety we meet in Greece and 25% of the total in Europe.

          

           In the special building we constructed in the Paleokipos location, we have incorporated a special chamber for the natural maturation of our meet products (sausages from wild bore and fallow deer meet). The aromatic air runs through this chamber and gives a special and unique taste to our final products.

OUR PRODUCTS ARE :

 

Wild bore sausages ( naturally matured )

      Ater meat inspection and laboratory test to ensure that Trichinella spiralis parasite is absent, we add a mixture of herbs and put the meat in pigs intestine.

           The product stays in the maturation chamber 7-15 days. Then it is packaged in special glass vases where the sausages, cut in portions, are immersed in sunflower oil or are covered in wax and finally are preserved in a temperature of 2-4C. This special packaging procedure offers the product a life of 12 calendar months. The product must be heat treated before consumption-this is clearly stated in the packaging (back label).

Fallow deer sausages ( naturally matured )

              The Fallow deer (Dama-Dama) are small size deer that we meet in Rhodes, Limnos and Bourazani in Greece.

              Their muscle fibres are short and tender compared to the ones of the larger deer (met in Parnitha and Northern Europe Cervus elaphus) which are long and tough.

           After the meat inspection and approval we conduct blood tests to safeguard our products against Brucellosis. We then add a mixture of herbs and finally the meat is put into sheep intestine. The product stays 7-15 days in the maturation chamber. After maturation the product is packaged in special glass vases where the sausages-cut in pieces of 7cm length and 1cm diameter- are immersed in sunflower oil and are preserved in a temperature of 2-4C . This special packaging offers the product a life of 12 calendar months. The product must be heat treated before consumption-this is clearly stated in the packaging (back label).

 : For products Paleokipos Bourazani
 
G. Tassos
VETERINARY DEA
 
Paleokipos Bourazani
44100 Bourazani Konitsas GR
Tel: +30 26550 61283, 61320
Fax: +30 26550 61321
Email: burazani@otenet.gr
Website: www.bourazani.gr